Best of the Bronx: 4 Wheel City hip-hop duo promotes anti-violence

A hip-hop duo is using its own disabilities and experiences to promote anti-violence among the borough's youth. Bronx natives Tap Waterz and Rick Fire form

Bronx natives Tap Waterz and Rick Fire are both confined to wheelchairs as a result of gun violence.

Bronx natives Tap Waterz and Rick Fire are both confined to wheelchairs as a result of gun violence. (2/26/14)

THE BRONX - A hip-hop duo is using its own disabilities and experiences to promote anti-violence among the borough's youth.  

Bronx natives Tap Waterz and Rick Fire form the group "4 Wheel City," and they are both confined to wheelchairs as a result of senseless gun violence. 

The two-person team now works with various groups as peer mediators, helping Bronx students solve their problems by talking, rather than resorting to violence. 

Tap Waterz said, "Where we come from, people don't talk things out, they shoot it out, they fight it out, and they end up in wheelchairs."

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